Thirty Meter Telescope - Astronomy's next generation observatory. http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/ en TMT Segment-Handling Robot Receives National Award http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/tmt-segment-handling-robot-receives-national-award <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">PASADENA, CA &ndash; A segment-handling robot developed in Japan for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has received the 2016 Good Design Award.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="414" height="443" title="1:20 scale model of the Segment Handling System (SHS) displayed at the Good Design Exhibition. (Photo credit: National Astronomical Observatory of Japan)" alt="" src="http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/sites/default/files/images/article/tmtrobotics%20photo2.jpeg?1479246565" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/tmt-segment-handling-robot-receives-national-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Release Tue, 15 Nov 2016 21:53:15 +0000 wilbur 1265 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com STATEMENT REGARDING SELECTION OF ALTERNATE SITE FOR TMT http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/statement-regarding-selection-alternate-site-tmt <p>The TMT International Observatory Board of Governors met last week to discuss the progress of TMT in Hawaii and to consider potential alternate sites. To follow is a statement from Henry Yang, Chair of the TMT International Observatory Board:</p> <p><a href="http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/statement-regarding-selection-alternate-site-tmt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Release Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:00:00 +0000 wilbur 1264 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com Yes, the state should allow TMT on Mauna Kea http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/press/yes-state-should-allow-tmt-mauna-kea <div class="field field-type-text field-field-name-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Honolulu Star-Advertiser </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 2016-09-07</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-label">Abstract:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Our group, Perpetuating Unique Educational Opportunities (PUEO), is made up of highly respected members of the Hawaiian community.</p> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 07:00:00 +0000 wilbur 1258 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com Dynamic Structures is awarded $10 million contract award for final design phase of Thirty Meter Telescope Enclosure http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/dynamic-structures-awarded-10-million-contract-award-final-design-phase-thirty-meter-tel <p>[From <a href="http://www.empireds.com/news/dynamic-structures-is-awarded-10-million-contract-award-for-final-design-phase-of-thirty-meter-telescope-enclosure">Empire Industries Ltd.</a>] - Empire Industries Ltd. today announced that its Dynamic Structures division has been awarded a contract from Canadian Commercial Corporation for the final design and production readiness phases of the Thirty Meter Telescope enclosure. The contract is valued at approximately $10 million, and is expected to be completed over the next 20 months.</p> <p><a href="http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/dynamic-structures-awarded-10-million-contract-award-final-design-phase-thirty-meter-tel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Release Wed, 10 Aug 2016 07:00:00 +0000 gordon 1257 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com Amano tackles TMT motions http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/press/amano-tackles-tmt-motions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-name-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hawaii Tribune Herald </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sat, 2016-08-06</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-label">Abstract:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Riki May Amano, hearings officer for the Thirty Meter Telescope contested case, waded through procedural questions and assertions of Hawaiian sovereignty during a hearing Friday in Hilo.</span></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 1.2em; font-size: 12px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">But some of the weightier motions seeking to dismiss TMT&rsquo;s land use permit application and disqualify the state&rsquo;s legal counsel were deferred until another meeting Aug. 12.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> Sat, 06 Aug 2016 07:00:00 +0000 wilbur 1253 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com Multiple motions filed in TMT case; hearing set for today http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/press/multiple-motions-filed-tmt-case-hearing-set-today <div class="field field-type-text field-field-name-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hawaii Tribune Herald </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2016-08-05</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-label">Abstract:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Participants in the Thirty Meter Telescope contested case have filed a flurry of motions ahead of today&rsquo;s meeting in Hilo, from declaring Mauna Kea sacred to ongoing challenges to Riki May Amano&rsquo;s selection as hearings officer.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 05 Aug 2016 07:00:00 +0000 wilbur 1254 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com